Our mission: To let introverts everywhere know it’s okay to be who they are. There’s nothing wrong with you because you’re quiet. You’re not broken because you like spending time alone.
About Our Founder
Jenn Granneman has been advocating for introverts since 2013, when she founded Introvert, Dear. She is also the author of the book, The Secret Lives of Introverts: Inside Our Hidden World. She blogs for Psychology Today, and her writing has been featured on The Huffington Post, The Muse, Quiet Revolution, The Mighty, and elsewhere. For most of her life, she felt weird, different, and out of place because of her quiet ways; now, she writes about introversion because she doesn’t want other introverts to feel the way she did.
To get personal updates from her, you can follow her on Facebook.
How to Support Our Mission
It takes time and money to run a major website. That’s why we need help from readers to keep running. You can help us by:
- Becoming a patron. Patrons give a few dollars each month, and it all adds up.
- Sharing articles on social media that resonate with you. We’re always hoping new people will discover our site.
- Purchasing products from our affiliates, like Personality Hacker, Quistic, Amazon, and others. A portion of your purchase goes toward Introvert, Dear.
- Buy our grown-up coloring book, Introvert Dreams, which is the first coloring book with an introvert theme. Or, check out founder Jenn Granneman’s book, The Secret Lives of Introverts: Inside Our Hidden World.
When you support us, you’re supporting the introvert cause.
We’re incredibly thankful to our patrons who support us. This month, they are:
- Join our Facebook group.
- Share your introvert or HSP story. Learn more about how to be published on Introvert, Dear.
- Subscribe to our email newsletters.
What’s Up with the Name ‘Introvert, Dear’?
When Jenn named her blog Introvert, Dear, she imagined a wise, older woman inviting a troubled young introvert to sit down on her fancy chaise lounge. The older woman began dispensing her worldly advice by saying, “Now, introvert, dear…”